Modern Poetry in Translation

Modern Poetry in Translation (MPT) was founded in 1965 by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort to bring the best of international poetry to an English speaking audience in the best translation possible. With its website showcasing a wi View moreModern Poetry in Translation (MPT) was founded in 1965 by Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort to bring the best of international poetry to an English speaking audience in the best translation possible. With its website showcasing a wide selection of poetry and its magazine being published three times a year, MPT aim to deliver the most eloquent and interestingly diverse range of poetry to its readers. MPT also organises poetry readings and poetry translation workshops to really engage its community, and bring modern poetry to the forefront of people’s creativity, affirming the importance of poetry in the contemporary world. Building a community of original poets and talented writers, MPT is continuing to grow and is expanding its digital presence, becoming a leader in translated modern poetry, keeping the essence of poetry alive and thriving for people of all ages and cultures.

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